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Day 2 Jerez Test

Grosjean quickest in second day Jerez Formula 1 testing

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Lotus speedy Romain Grosjean set fastest lap-time on the second day of F1 testing at Jerez with 1:18.218. He set best lap-time in evening session with soft compound Pirelli.

While Mercedes new speedy Lewis Hamilton cut short his first day of testing following crashed into the barriers after just 15 laps.

Force India’s Paul di Resta managed second quickest lap ahead of Toro Rosso’s Daniel Ricciardo. Red Bull’s Mark Webber set fourth fastest lap-time with 1:19.338.

Sauber’s Nico Hulkenberg set fifth fastest, during testing the German stop the progress between Turns 8 and 9 after running out of fuel.

Sidelined Lewis Hamilton credited sixth fastest lap-time; Mercedes new recruit Sergio Perez set seventh fastest lap-time ahead of Ferrari’ Felipe Massa.

Pastor Maldonado successively completed 71 laps following a clutch problem had delayed Williams earlier session of testing.

Giedo van der Garde set tenth fastest for Caterham ahead of Marussia’s new signing Luiz Razia stopped with an engine problem in the morning, the team unable to resolve problem in time for him to rejoin the track.

Second day test timing

Pos Driver Team Time Laps

1. Romain Grosjean Lotus 1m18.218s 95
2. Paul di Resta Force India 1m19.003s + 0.785s 95
3. Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso 1m19.134s + 0.916s 83
4. Mark Webber Red Bull 1m19.338s + 1.120s 101
5. Nico Hulkenberg Sauber 1m19.502s + 1.284s 99
6. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m19.519s + 1.301s 15
7. Sergio Perez McLaren 1m19.572s + 1.354s 81
8. Felipe Massa Ferrari 1m19.914s + 1.696s 78
9. Pastor Maldonado Williams 1m20.693s + 2.475s 71
10. James Rossiter Force India 1m21.273s + 3.055s 19
11. Giedo van der Garde Caterham 1m21.311s + 3.093s 88
12. Luiz Razia Marussia 1m23.537s + 5.319s 31


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